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and bribery scandal infecting fox news channel's parent company news corp. tonight, rebecca brooks who headed up the newspapers is out on bail after her arrest earlier in the day. another shocker. the head of the same department that arrested brooks, london's metro police commissioner falls victim to the same widening scandal. >> i have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation with news international at a senior level and in particular to mr. neil wallace who, as you know, was arrested in connection last week. >> what brought sir paul stevenson, london's top cop down? his dealings with a former police department media consultant, neil wallace, who was once executive editor of a news of the world paper. that brings us to rebecca brooks at the top of the news corp. food chain. as cnn's atika schubert reports tonight, brooks had a long way to fall. >> reporter: in the cozy world of british politics and media rebecca brooks was at its center. she wineded and dineded the rich and powerful on behalf of her boss and mentor. brooks first came to news international as a secretar
newspapers in news international is the name of the company, rebekah brooks has resigned. this is a message from rebeka brooks, which we're working to confirm, the ceo of news international has said she has resigned because she feels a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt, that's her quote. that's rebekah brooks. she wants to reiterate, she says, how sorry i am for what we know to have taken place. she is resigning as the ceo of news international, which is the parent company of the news corporation newspapers. she's been there for 22 years. she's been under a great deal of pressure. she was one of the three people who has been subpoenaed to british parliament to testify. she is the one, she's a british citizen, so she is compelled to go, although we do have news this morning that both rupert murdoch and his son, while rupert murdoch is not a british citizen, will in fact testify before parliament. there she is, rebekah brooks, being supported by rupert murdoch, she has offered her resignation and has left the company. >>> can you guess which newsmaker made this statemen
you get your snoring under control. the news continues with brook baldwin. >> good afternoon to you. let's get to the tug-of-war on the credit limit. within the past hour we have been given we'll call it dueling debt ceiling plans, two different paths raising the debt ceiling and ensuring flow of checks to america's creditors. one plan comes from harry reid and democrats and the other from house speaker john boehner and republicans. the question is could one of the latest plans make it through congress and meet with the he approval of the president. is it herd ling towards a disaster. eight days away. let's get to my colleague looking through the latest iterations, plans. live on capitol hill correspondent. you've been following ins and o outs. i want to begin with the one offered in the last hour we heard from senate majority leader harry reid. what's in the latest plan. >> i was realizing this is $2.7 trillion in proposed cuts, brooke, on two sides of a piece of paper. obviously details need to be filled in what they are proposing raise it by this month, cut by this month. the cut
continues right no with brooke baldwin. >> hello to all of you, i'm brook baldwin. we are talking debt again today, keep in mind the clock is ticking down, another day closer to default. now six days and counting. here's the deal, at this hour, the house of representatives has nothing to vote on, no rescue package because john boehner oversold that plan he promised back on monday night. now as the rest of washington waits here, speaker boehner has spent the day trying to find more cuts to a program that he re -- the same congressional bean counters who check boehner's plan has now checked harry reed's. today those same bean counters are saying, yep, reed's numbers are wrong as well. but they also say that when it's all said and done, reed's deficit cutting trumps boehner's by, listen to this, more a trillion dollars. reed's plan, ten years, $2.2 trillion in net debt reduction. meantime boehner's plan $850 billion. again, six days until default. so what about the white house here? no debt meetings, not today, at least not publicly on the president's schedule. so let's go to washington, to jan
the government shutdown during the mid-90s? >> brooke, it would be much worse. a government shutdown is one thing. even in the government shutdown vital government services will continue. people got medicare checks and medicaid, social security, unemployment checks. the government continued to pay its creditors what was due. but if the debt ceiling is not raised next week, none of that happens. government simply doesn't have any money to pay medicare, medicaid, social security, unemployment insurance, nor can it pay its creditors. it has a limited amount of money but that amount of money continues to dwindle as it tries to pay off everybody it owes. that's why interest rates will go up. everybody who owes money or the government owes money to, including international lenders, are going to get nervous. >> you're saying the situation would be worse come next week. i've also done reading here. you say the budget deficit isn't our biggest problem, it's joblessness. let me ask you this, what does washington need to do, robert reich with regard to the debt ceiling, negotiations, that would create a bet
this afternoon. cnn newsroom continues right now with brooke baldwin. >> thank you so much, randi. have a great rest of your day an hello to all of you. we'll get right to the breaking news in texas where a soldier has been arrested suspected of plotting to kill members of the u.s. army. that for you in a moment. as randi was just talking, huge day once again here in washington. i want to let you know we are expecting a vote in really just the next couple of hours here, a vote on the so-called boehner bill in the house of representatives. so it's a bill that the house speaker was still trying to whip up support for today, and essentially it would raise the debt ceiling and also save some $917 billion in spending over the course of the next decade, so we're keeping an eye on that as always, but first let's get to that developing story for you out of texas. an awol muslim-american soldier has been arrested near ft. hood with what the fbi is saying is a large amount of bomb-making materials. private first class naser abdo is now in custody after a sales clerk at a gun shop alerted police about thi
question before a televised select committee with the deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message for rebecca brooks is do the decent thing. you can't hide from this level of public anguish and anger and the interest. >> reporter: in the first interview since the story broke, rupert murdock told the "wall street journal" he wanted to address, "some of the things said in parliament, some of which are total lies. we think it's important to absolutely establish our integrity in the eyes of the public." it won't be the first time brooks has gone before the committee. back in 2003 she admitted paying cops for information. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: also in this picture, former news of the world editor and later prime minister cameron press secretary andy colson who was arrested last week. and former executive editor neil wallace arrested today. brooks was editor of "news of the world "when it allegedly hacked in cell phone of a school girl who had been abducted and later murdered in 2002. last sunday "news of the world" was close
thanks for watching, have a good weekend. cnn newsroom continues with brooke baldwin. >> hello to you, i'm brooke baldwin. let me explain this, four days away now, four days from potentially a u.s. default. at this late stage in the game here, republicans ramped up demands for raising the debt ceiling. the demands deemed not starters from the president, hard line house republicans, they are the ones demanding congress agree to pass a balanced budget amendment, not just vote on the thing, but approve it by the end of the year or shortly thereafter. so, late this afternoon or this evening, we will get a vote on the debt reduction plan that includes that demand, it's a redraft of the boehner plan that failed last night. here's something else -- i have to tell you right now here, this has to do with the president. he reemerged into the spotlight and is saying the two sides here really aren't too terribly far apart and the deal can be done by the august 2nd, tuesday deadline. let's listen to the president, this is when he spoke around 10:30 this morning. let's listen. >> good mornin
:00 p.m. eastern. i think you'll be interested, brooke. >> i'll look forward to it. and one of the favorite lines from the president i heard today, he said about how we might lose that aaa system, and he said, essentially paraphrasing, our political system is not the same aaa. wolf blitzer, we'll be looking for you in an hour. thanks so much. >>> and now top of this hour, watch this -- down to the wire. washington mired in gridlock. and the president once again calling on the people. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> keep the pressure on washington and we can get past this. >> democrats caving on taxes. is there anything republicans will say yes to? i'll ask senator rob portman, republican from ohio. >>> what happened to celina cass? it's the mystery that now involves every single person in her small new hampshire town. >> we are marshaling all resources available to us. >> and the search moving beyond borders. >>> the heat brings out a bumper crop in texas, but not the kind they want or need. >>> look out! we're like a dog with a bone -- or a pool with water on a very
when the final shuttle lands? acquiring astronauts have to chase a different dream. brooke baldwin found out there's no shortage of exploration ideas. >> what is that supposed to simulate? >> gravity. >> they are at the top of their class. >> who really is good at science and math? >> reporter: even though the space shuttle program is coming to an end, the desire of the space campers could be astronauts is as strong as ever. >> what do you want to do when you grow up? >> i hope to become an astronaut. >> it's that heroic quality so appealing from all eras that pushes the youngsters towards space. >> what do you think of astronauts? >> brave. determined. talented. >> reporter: about 30,000 elementary students come through space camp each and every year in huntsville, alabama. their week of astronaut training kul ma. what do you think about the last shuttle going up? >> it's disappointing. >> what do you say because the space shuttle program is ending with the "atlantis," and that's going to end this year, and then what for space camp? >> the end of the space shuttle program is like
, period where the phone hacking happened, rebekah brooks. she was arrested by police today in connection with conspiracy, conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption. rebekah brooks resigned her post friday as the chief executive of news international. representative for brooks told me that she had a prearranged appointment. a meating with police today -- meeting with police today but was surprised when she was arrested. her spokesman went on to say she had been advised she was not on the police's radar screen in connection with the investigation. she had been offering since january to be questioned by police but was told it wouldn't be necessary. they are supposed to testify to a committee on tuesday, a committee she testified in 2003 where she did admit giving police money for information. >> for information in the past. >> it's not clear whether or not brooks will show up at the committee meeting on tuesd tuesday. it cost two top executives, brooks and les hinton, the ceo of dow jones resigning on friday. the 168-year-old news of the world tabloid closed down last week and n
and its former boss, rebecca brooks. brooks, by the way now heads the entire newspaper empire, a company within a company. murdoch called the phone hackings deplorable and unacceptable adding i have made clear our company cooperate with the police in all investigations, and that is exactly -- the most you just cannot make this up part of the scandal, murdoch announced a lawyer would be helping to supervise his company's compliance with the investigation. that name rings a bell? it should. he served as assistant attorney general under george w. bush and is considered the primary author of the patriot act. that's right, murdoch has tapped the author of the patriot act. joining me you, archie bland, the former editor for the former independent newspaper in london. thanks so much. let's start on phones of war widows being hacked. seems that's making a lot of headlines in england. how big is the fallout of this story going to get? >> well, i mean it's reached a level to everyone in the uk has found astonishing. a story for a long time has been bubbling under and has been the preserve of a gro
" newspaper which at the time was led by rebecca brooks. they gained information that his son had cystic fibrosis. it was only known by a small group of individuals and was somehow leaked to "the sun." they heard of these allegations and want more information. the "sun" stands by its reporting and the means they got the information. >> is george michael being called into these hearings, as well, because of some meeting he had with rebecca brooks? >> reporter: well george michael, interestingly, popped up a bit because he has been tweeting on this issue. he is being called in to scotland yard as part of their investigation to answer some questions. that's because he said that rebecca brooks, he said this in a tweet, rebecca brooks told him almost all the information that appeared in the tabloid was given to them by the police. he went on in a later tweet and talked about the fact that most likely the police are getting quite a bit of money for coming up with these tips. the investigation continues and is widening. in an effort to do something that is exhaustive this time they are checking
keep coming and the scope keeps widening. rebekah brooks arrested. the woman once headed up his british papers, she's out on bail. headline two, the head of scotland yard resigns. sir paul stevenson is quitting over criticism how he handled the saga. >> as commissioner i carry ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight i wish we had sunlged matters involve this affair differently. i didn't and that's that. >>> brace for an explosive few days ahead. ra beck that brooks, rupert murdock and his son are scheduled to be questioned by british lawmakers tuesday. >>> 15 seconds of news from canada. classic rockers chief trick got a scare as their stage collapsed at the ottawa blues fest. the stage blew over in severe weather. that's where we snagged these pictures. check out the stage before. and after. it's barely recognizable. good news, no serious injuries. >>> you hear the words grope and airport and junk-touching security checkpoint horror stories pop to mind. there's a twist. phoenix police arrested a would-be passenger, a 61-year-old woman shown here fo
," and that woman was the editor at the time rebekah brooks, and now there is question about the sincerity of their relationship. and jay, as we hear more about this, it is disturbing to see if this is true the motivation behind it. >> yeah, absolutely, thomas. always good to talk to you, and there is new outrage tonight. the latest nurn t eest turn in investigation has revealed that sarah payne, the mother of the 8-year-old girl was a victim of the hacking scandal and initially not thought to be on the list of phones who had been hacked, but a closer look shows that payne's voice mails had been listened to by a representative of the "news of the world" tabloid, and the newspaper was involved in the campaign for tougher child abduction laws and instrumental in the sarah's law named after the little girl. it was at that time that "news of the world" gave payne a cell phone and she said she considered then editor rebekah brooks a friend, and wrote an editorial in the final edition of the tabloid saying quote the news of the world and more importantly the people there became my very good and
. >> editorial by david brooks in "the new york times" who talks about right now republicans have got the no brainer of the century. and he writes and says that right now, the g.o.p. offered the deal of the century trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars worth of revenue increases. or tax increases and he says that the republicans would be crazy, david brooks does, not to jack up taxes a little bit but then he goes on to say, real independents look at the 2012 election and says, you know, the republicans could have jacked up taxes that much and save that much in spending but they blew it. hence, he surmises they would lose a whole bunch of independent reporters. >> 1992, presidential election race, read my lips, no new taxes? actually, people have actually believed he meant that, right? when taxes did increase, then bill clinton came in and it's the economy stupid, 13 months later, he wins the presidency and george h.w. bush ended up being a first term president. i disagree with david brooks who i respect very much. i actually think the repu
, rebecca brooks, now runs his u.k. operations and has refused to resign. she's also a close friend and supporter of prime minister david cameron who condemned the intrusion. the "news of the world" says it will conduct its o internal inquiry into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation. in other words, she'll be investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well and scotland yard says there are more bombshell revelations to come. >> pelley: mark, do we know who started this hacking to begin with? >> it was a private investigator who was working for the "news of the world." he appears to have developed the system for hacking into the accounts but then various reporters-- many of them-- this was a long standing practice appeared to have done the reporting and the ferreting out of information that's appeared in the papers. >> pelley: thank you, mark. this story is amazing. a court case in southern india has led to an astounding discovery. a spectacular treasure inside a 500-year-old hindu temple. a local activist has accused administrators of the temple
. >> brooke, thanks very much. it is the top of the hour, and 11:00 a.m. in the east coast of the united states and we are 26 minutes away from planned launch of "atlantis," and the last planned shuttle mission live here at florida's kennedy space center, and we are expecting president obama to speak any moment from the rose garden in the white house. take a look at this though. >> reporter: "atlantis" and the crew of four are ready to make history minutes from now with the last liftoff of the u.s. space shuttle. >> it is at that moment when it is finally over that you will be able to exhale, and take a breath and understand the significance of the moment. >> reporter: but americans have been fascinated with space exploration for decades. >> i believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before this decade is out of landing a man on the moon. >> reporter: the first generation of astronauts became our national heroes. >> one giant leap for mankind. >> reporter: the mission that followed broke down barriers on earth and beyond. nasa made the unimaginable happen before our
rupert murdoch who refused to comment. many fingers are pointing to rebecca brooks now a senior executive with murdoch's empire but at the time was the editor of news of the world. so far the murdochs are defending rebecca brooks job but this is far from over. >> when is the response of the media the paper going away after 168 years? >> reporter: it's a bombshell and a great sadness because it's tradition but a lot of speculation about what is to come. more arrests and certainly more resignations and a lot of interest how this will affect the murdoch business empire. i see the stock is down 4% of the parent company in new york this morning. one of their deals has now been delayed here in britain. >> a 12 million pound deal we will talk about in a minute. >>> eleanor goodman is from channel 14 in britain. good morning. >> good morning. >> how extraordinary move of this is for a paper around almost 170 years to all of a sudden just shut down like this? >> it is extraordinary. i was talking to a person earlier today like a pencil line on a boat. murdoch is
, well people under him certainly should have known. when rebekah brooks, his right-hand woman in britain, who gave me my job, she was feature editor and i was looking at the same books we both had. we were spending $4,000 pounds a week on you know, private investigators. doing these kind of practices. it's just extraordinary if she was the department boss who then moved up to to be editor. how could you not notice an expense of over 100,000 a year on this kind of thing and not even ask what it's for. her position is ludicrous. even worse than that, for her to turn round and initially andy could youson turn around and say we didn't know about it, it was a rogue reporter acting on his own and now five reporters have been arrested, i've been invited into scotland yard to be arrested three times and they were still saying, we didn't know. it was just the reporters acting on their own. >> rupert murdoch and his son james and rebekah brooks have agreed to testify tuesday at a hearing on the scandal. stay tuned to cnn. >>> a government plan that actually worked? how do you shutdown one of the n
-old rbekkah brooks is reportedly question of suspicion on intercepting communications and corruption. allegations first emerged last week that reporters of news of the world hacked into the private cell phone accounts for stories of individuals, and the paper shut its doors last week and it was owned by news corp., the parents company of fox news. ♪ >> eric: there are just 16 days to go, just a little over two weeks, before the nation finally reaches that debt limit. the house republicans are pushing a vote on the plan they call cut, cap and balance. and that would limit government spending and the country's debt to a percentage of the gdp. but would it also require a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. this morning, on fox news sunday, maryland democratic congressman chris van hollen said he has big problems with that. >> what they are proposing is to manipulate the constitution and use it to impose the republican budget plan, and if you look at that plan it does end the medicare guarantee and slashes medicaid and slashes deeply into education, and, it protects tax brea
international just resigned. brooks under pressure after the news of the world was implicated in a phone hacking scandal. the chairman of the newscorp, rupert murdoch and his son james plan to appear before british lawmakers on tuesday to answer questions about the scandal. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. former democratic candidate john edwards offered -- ordered to stand trial on corruption charges in october. a judge denying his lawyer's requests for more time. he's accused of illegally using more than a million dollars in campaign funds to cover up his affair with rielle hunter. steve? >> thank you, brian. we've all heard of racial profiling. get ready for what some are calling facial profiling. it's a new technology offered to police departments across the country, the gizmo right there, it's actually part of an iphone attaches to the back of an iphone and then lets officers capture a person's photo from five feet away and it searches that photo through a national criminal data base to see if there's a match. some say that's an invasion of privacy. we have bill johnson, the exe
on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illegally accessing voice mailboxes on mobile phones. this is a resul
to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i lived in jordan. i've traveled to lebanon. and i've also been to yemen. >> border agents searched his belongings, seized his laptop and ordered him to log on. >> next thing i know, my laptop is being peru
seo paper. th d to the cameras as he headed out for dinner with rebekah brookes, his embattled british c.e.o. this is damage control by a man who shows well how to manage his message. but the phone hacking scandal has already cost him one of his most profitable papers. yesterday evening, staff leaving the "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain. a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism squarely aimed at british working people who enjoyed seeing the rich and the powerful taken down a peg or two. but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voicemails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent, who authorized a reported million dollar out-of-court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i
down. murdoch's top manager includes british c.e.o. rebecca brooks and his son james face questions from investigators about what they knew and when. in the u.s. where rupert murdoch has his corporate headquarters, three u.s. senators now are asking the american attorney general to look into whether or not the company might have been breaking the law, especially with these allegations of police payoffs. >> a lot of people are asking how could the u.s. congress call for something like that over a law that may have been broken overseas. >> reporter: there's a piece of federal legislation, the foreign corrupt practice act that outlaws brainry by american corporations no matter where the world they are operating. >> i see. thank you very much. coming up, a big setback today for libyan rebels. our mark philips is on the front lines. women's pro soccer, the biggest goal, survival. and how the space shuttle helped us see the universe as we have never seen it before. when the "cbs evening news" continues. [ woman ] we take it a day at a time. that's how it is with alzheimer's disease. she n
the excitement that's surrounding this final launch, there's some sadness as well. our brooke baldwin met a couple whose livelihood could be blasting off right after this final launch. >> through the decades brenda and jerry mulberry marked major life milestones with the launches of the space shuttle. >> we watched the launch of sts one together from the titan complex when i was 21 years old. >> reporter: match made in space heaven. >> yeah. >> reporter: from one of their first dates, to brenda opening up her own t-shirt shop, space shirts, two miles down the road from kenity space center, and right now her business is booming. but with the launch of the 135th and final space shuttle mission, jerry is marking a different kind of memory. >> i started in april of '81. >> reporter: '81, so you worked from '81 until -- >> april of this year. with the program shutting down, you know, everybody got cut back, and our department got cut back a little earlier than some of the others, so it was time to move on. >> reporter: 30 years to the month jerry was laid off. he's one of 7,000 workers at kenn
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